Tag: Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III

Military July 24, 2021

Military.com: ‘They Choose Not to Listen: Thae Ohu Speaks for the First Time on Her Experience in the Marines; Army Ranger at JBLM Charged with Murder for Gruesome Beating of Security Guard and more ->
Task & Purpose: An Afghan interpreter who became an American soldier has one final mission: Saving his family “If the Taliban can’t find a guy who worked with U.S. forces, they will find his family and kill them. They’re in just as much danger as I am.”; Afghan forces that supposedly ‘have the capacity’ to defend their country still rely on US airstrikes The Taliban have captured up to 213 of Afghanistan’s 419 district centers.; An Army vet was told she never served. Her viral response was the ultimate mic drop “[M]aybe you should think things through before you speak.” And more ->
DoD: News Austin Begins Indo-Pacific Visit in Alaska and more ->


Military April 25, 2021

Military.com: Clayton Schenkelberg, Reportedly the Oldest Pearl Harbor Survivor, Dies at 103; The VA Is Testing an Implant That Could Allow Paralyzed Veterans to Walk Again and more ->
DoD: Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III Delivers Commencement Address at Florida A&M University and more ->
Mike Croissant: “It Felt as Though We Were Actually Hanging in the Sky”

Military April 11, 2021

Military.com: New Mexico Families Keep Alive Memories of Soldiers’ Bataan Death March; German President: Buchenwald a Reminder of Nazi ‘Barbarism; Army Corps Names 2 New Boats for Fallen Georgia Soldiers and more->
Task & Purpose: Hey, UFOs that keep buzzing Navy ships: Are you from China? You have my number. Call me, maybe? More->
DoD: Austin Says U.S. Commitment to Israel Remains ‘Ironclad’ and more->





Military February 27, 2021

Military.com: Air Force General, Known for Leadership in Son Tay Raid, Dies at 100; WWII Plane Flypast Marks UK Capt. Tom Moore’s Funeral; Feds Pinpoint a Single Suspect in Officer’s Riot Death; ‘Nothing Happened to This Dude:’ Soldiers Call for Consequences, Changes to Prevent Sexual Assault and more ->
Task & Purpose: The Air Force is using virtual reality to fight its suicide epidemic “It’s one thing to tell somebody how to do something, it’s another to go through the experience.”; Fighting to go home: Operation Desert Storm, 30 years later The war that never really ended. And more ->
DoD: Former White House Advisor to Lead DOD Commission on Sexual Assault; Austin Tells DOD Education Activity Students About His Heroes, Inspirations and more ->